Anatomy and physiology: access to level 3
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: KWC - Kean Street Wellbeing Centre
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Course Code: FNP12
Duration: 6 sessions (over 6 weeks)
Note: Course starts today, check start time
What is the course about?
The course provides a basic understanding and overview of some major systems of the body, and how each of those systems interact with others. You'll gain knowledge of various anatomical terms and organs of the body associated with the systems covered. The classes are designed to appeal to students attending out of interest, as well as those wishing to progress onto advanced levels or a Level 3 diploma in massage or complementary therapies.
This course is the ideal pre-requisite for our ITEC Level 3 diploma in massage.
What will we cover?
The course will give a brief overview of the structure and functions of some of the following systems:
- the skin
- the skeletal system including joints
- the muscular system
- the respiratory system
- the cardiovascular system
- the lymphatic system
- the digestive system
- the genitourinary system
- the endocrine system
- the nervous system
This course will give an insight into how various systems interact with each other and work co-dependently.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Explain the basic functions and structures of each body system
- Name and locate some major organs, bones, joints and muscles
- Learn how some systems interact and how the body works.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is introductory and is taught at an interest level. You should be able to write a short text, locate information from hand-outs, books and the internet; listen and identify main points and participate in discussions. It is essential for those wishing to apply for the ITEC Level 3 Diploma Massage or ITEC Level 3 Diploma Complementary Therapies. To gain access to a level 3 diploma, you will need to have English at a minimum of Level 1.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Lecture with diagrams, Power Point and Prezi Presentations; talks, discussion, question and answer sessions and practical exercises in the form of group and pairs activities. A small amount of home study will be required.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Please bring a pen and note paper to the sessions. Handouts will be provided on the day.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
- ITEC Level 3 Massage Diploma
- ITEC Level 3 Complementary Therapies Diploma
- other Health and Wellbeing courses at City Lit.
Jan has been a practising therapist for over fifteen years, and a tutor for ten years. She practises nutrition, holistic massage, aromatherapy, reflexology, Indian head massage, Thai yoga massage, Japanese facial rejuvenation and pregnancy massage. She currently teaches massage, reflexology, manual lymphatic drainage, facials, stone therapy, nutrition, and anatomy and physiology courses at City Lit and other London colleges. Jan is passionate about health and wellbeing. In her spare time, she enjoys increasing her holistic knowledge, cooking, playing tennis, travelling and theatre.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.